blowup

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n blowup a photographic print that has been enlarged
    • n blowup an unrestrained expression of emotion
    • n blowup a violent release of energy caused by a chemical or nuclear reaction
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Usage

In literature:

On the front cover was a blowup of Cindy, a beautiful, young, blond woman, meditating on the hood of Rama's red Porsche.
"Take Me for a Ride" by Mark E. Laxer
After her grand blowup, when she had turned the count and the banker so vigorously out of doors, Nana felt the world crumbling about her feet.
"Nana, The Miller's Daughter, Captain Burle, Death of Olivier Becaille" by Emile Zola
Trouble already, and four days to blowup.
"Planet of the Damned" by Harry Harrison
Now, I couldn't afford drastic action, or risk forcing a blowup by arresting ringleaders.
"Greylorn" by John Keith Laumer
There would be some terrible "blowup" the girl was sure.
"A Little Miss Nobody" by Amy Bell Marlowe
Said I owed the company plenty for the damage done by the blowup.
"Alarm Clock" by Everett B. Cole
In no case are you to make permanent blowups that would be difficult to destroy quickly.
"The Junkmakers" by Albert R. Teichner
Extracts were made and tested before the Blowup came, and there was quite a bit of it on hand.
"Noble Redman" by Jesse Franklin Bone
At any time there might be a blowup, a reign of terror that would roll over all of Vesta.
"Asteroid of Fear" by Raymond Zinke Gallun
Next to these they saw blowups of KH-12 photos of a small island, identified only by latitude and longitude coordinates.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Unbowed by Badu blowup, Coyne, Lips aim for record.
Police called to settle blowup between Lindsay Lohan, mother.
Regulators failed on Monday to win a clear victory over the father-and-son team whose mutual fund collapsed in one of the central blowups of the 2008 financial crisis.
Even in NHL blowup , path to deal is visible.
Kings' Cousins takes another step back with latest blowup .
Even in NHL blowup, path to deal is visible.
Kings' Cousins takes another step back with latest blowup.
What the Spate of Brokerage Blowups Means for Investors.
Just minutes before The X Factor went live Thursday night Demi had a huge blowup with choreographer Brian Friedman over Demi 's acts CeCe and Willie Jones.
After Tuesdays blowup, the Jets saw a side of Rex Ryan that they haven't in a while the disciplinarian.
Pavement blowups occur when thermal expansion forces the pavement to buckle and shatter.
Sallie Krawcheck on how to avoid JP Morgan-type blowups.
After the huge blowup about Kristen Stewart's affair with her 'Snow White and the Huntsman' director, it looks like they don't want her back for a possible sequel .
After the huge blowup about Kristen Stewart's affair with her 'Snow White and the Huntsman' director, it looks like they don't want her back for a possible sequel.
Each singer filed a temporary order of protection against the other after a major blowup Sunday night at Sammy's farm.
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In science:

For the second part, note that if q = 1 then certainly q > Q must fail, so P > p and the nonseparating blowups were on the left.
Rational polynomials of simple type
Maybe a better way to understand the singularities of the blowups is to work out the local analytic equations of X (n) over p.
A Simple Proof that Rational Curves on K3 are Nodal
Let (2.22) be the blowup sequence constructed as above.
A Simple Proof that Rational Curves on K3 are Nodal
X fol lowed by a series of blowups with resulting family eX such that the proper transform eY of Y meets the singular locus of eX0 properly.
A Simple Proof that Rational Curves on K3 are Nodal
Let (2.30) be the blowup sequence constructed as above.
A Simple Proof that Rational Curves on K3 are Nodal
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